2013 MercedesBenz GL63 AMG gets the kids to soccer practice…

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Mercedes-Benz GL-Class AMG

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG the kids to soccer practice a twin-turbo V8

AMG, Mercedes-Benz’s division, might be running out of Its engineers spend their creating souped up versions of Mercedes models; everything SL roadster to the military-spec G-Class has the AMG treatment. AMG has performed its magic on every Mercedes, but not the GL-Class It may be a full-size SUV, but AMG could not turning it into the GL63

As with all AMG models, the biggest is under the hood. The GL63 AMG’s M157 twin-turbocharged, 5.5-liter V8 (AMG keeps the in the name out of habit). It produces 550 and 560 pound-feet of torque which, says, will get it from to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds, and on to an electronically limited top of 155 mph.

The new engine is a major over the stock GL550’s, makes 429 hp. It also makes the faster in the 0-60 sprint a Porsche Cayenne GTS, weighs significantly less.

Keeping that power control is a seven-speed automatic along with standard all-wheel drive. The transmission has modes: “C,” for Controlled which starts the car in second and has an engine stop-start feature, for Sport, which ditches the for faster shifts, and “M,” for

AMG also tuned the GL’s The SUva comes with air and adaptive damping, which preserve its cushy ride giving it some dynamic The ride is automatically lowered at for better stability. AMG also the GL’s electric power for a sportier feel.

Stopping the madness are cross-drilled rotors (15.4 inches in 13.6 in back) and appropriately red brake calipers.

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class AMG

In addition to red calipers, the GL63 AMG gets a few visual tweaks to differentiate it lesser GL-Class models. In a show of sporty intent, SUV gets a new front fascia larger air intakes, flared and unique 21-inch wheels.

The interior also gets changes. This is probably the SUV with sport seats and a steering wheel. There are stainless steel pedals, and steel kick plates the AMG logo.

The 2013 GL-Class showrooms this September, the GL63 AMG following in the spring of Mercedes did not give any prices, but the GL63 to cost more the 2012 GL550, which was at $85,300.

Who will buy the GL63 AMG? are plenty of high-performance SUVs, the Cayenne or the upcoming Lamborghini but they are all smaller, purpose-built Compared to them, the GL63 more like a school bus a big engine.

No one will expect a bus to beat them in a drag so the GL63 would make an sleeper. Other than it shows that AMG will not be until it gets its hands on Mercedes. Can the GLK63 AMG be far behind?

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